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Sherry Ott
Sherry Ott is a refugee from cooperate IT who is now a long term traveler, blogger and photographer. She's a co-founder of Meet, Plan, Go!, a website and national event offering career break or sabbatical travel inspiration and advice. She also runs an around the world travel blog writing about her travel and expat experiences at Ottsworld.

Entries by Sherry Ott

How to Navigate Your Glamping Choices in Australia

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 1:07 PM


Luxurious Glamping at Longitude 131

The word glamorous can mean different thing to different people. Being someone who believes glamour is simply wearing makeup, I'm guessing that my definition of glamorous is pretty different than say Kim Kardashian. That's why navigating the...

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How Quitting Your Job to Travel Enhances Your Career

(15) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 6:11 AM


We all fantasize about it, taking your job and shoving it, hopping on a plane, and heading out to see the world. But what keeps us from actually living out this fantasy?

I recently posed the question in a career break travel...

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The Most Chaotic Driving in the World

(0) Comments | Posted June 5, 2014 | 6:28 PM


After people hear I've been traveling for over seven years now, I always get asked to rate countries. What was your favorite? What was your least favorite? Who has the best food? Who had the hottest men? The questions are endless. I certainly...

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Fine Dining Goes to the Farm in Hawaii

(0) Comments | Posted March 20, 2014 | 10:16 AM


"It's the best watercress in the world." Chef Mavro proudly stated. He didn't grow the watercress or have any financial interest in the Sumida Watercress Farm, this statement came from pure admiration of good product that only a chef can appreciate. I was...

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Protecting Paradise on Maui

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2014 | 4:34 PM


How can you meet locals in Hawaii? Volunteer. While in Maui I took a big turn off the tourist trail and ended up at the Waihee Coastal Dunes and Wetland Refuge. I rolled up my sleeves and prepared to get dirt...

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New York City Digs Out

(0) Comments | Posted January 3, 2014 | 2:05 PM


Apparently we name all storms now, not just hurricanes. "Hercules," the first big snow storm to slam New York City, arrived after sundown on January 2 and dumped five inches of snow in Manhattan under the cover of night. However, when New Yorkers...

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Patagonia Parks: How Can You Pick Just One?

(0) Comments | Posted December 9, 2013 | 3:46 PM


Not everything has a Hunger Games ending where two winners are chosen. So, what happens when you have two equally gorgeous parks in one of the most picturesque places on the globe, but can only choose one? The vast region of...

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McDonalds and the Traveler

(6) Comments | Posted June 27, 2013 | 7:00 PM


Eating at McDonald's in a foreign country does not make you a despicable traveler. There, I said it. Hate me now.

In all honestly -- up until I took my career break and traveled around the world, I would have scoffed at that...

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